I'm going to try a bit of reverse psychology here.
John Smoltz absolutely kills the Cubs -- 15-4 lifetime with a 2.83 ERA and 166 K's in 189 IP, and a career's worth of games like this one. We have no chance, especially with Mark Prior, 0-2 lifetime with a 6.35 ERA against the Braves.
There. Think that's good enough backward karma?
That is, if they even get the game in tonight. The forecast calls for heavy rain, the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy.
Mike e-mailed me some thoughts on the season so far this morning:
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Discuss amongst yourselves.